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Researchers Use Rough Ultrathin Films to Achieve Efficient Light Absorption

Researchers Use Rough Ultrathin Films to Achieve Efficient Light Absorption

A group of physicists from the University of Kaiserslautern, Bielefeld University and the University of Würzburg have shown that when light is efficiently scattered in rough, ultrathin films, it is completely absorbed.

Radiation Hard Lens for Colour Sensors

Radiation Hard Lens for Colour Sensors

The new Model 346 non-browning lens from Resolve Optics Ltd. has been designed to operate with colour sensors in areas subject to radiation.

March Networks Debuts Self-Contained, Covert IP Camera with High Dynamic Range Image Clarity

March Networks Debuts Self-Contained, Covert IP Camera with High Dynamic Range Image Clarity

March Networks®, a leading provider of intelligent IP video solutions used by more than 450 financial customers worldwide, is pleased to introduce the MegaPX ATM Camera. The MegaPX ATM Camera is the industry’s first self-contained, covert IP camera with High Dynamic Range (HDR) image clarity.

OPPLE Lighting and Al Manara Conclude Seminar for the Riyadh Project Lighting Community

OPPLE Lighting and Al Manara Conclude Seminar for the Riyadh Project Lighting Community

OPPLE Lighting and Al Manara recently concluded OPPLE’s latest seminar for the Riyadh project lighting community. The event was attended by over two hundred engineers and ministry officials, who were very much impressed by OPPLE’s quality products and its viability as a full service provider.

Hong Kong Observatory Awards Terminal Doppler Lidar System Contract to Mitsubishi Electric

Hong Kong Observatory Awards Terminal Doppler Lidar System Contract to Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Hong Kong Observatory (HKO), a department of the Hong Kong Government, to supply Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) with two Terminal Doppler Lidar systems capable of detecting nearby low-level wind shear and turbulence during non-precipitation conditions.

TCL and QD Vision to Demonstrate Rec. 2020 Capable Quantum Dot  TV at IFA

TCL and QD Vision to Demonstrate Rec. 2020 Capable Quantum Dot TV at IFA

TCL, its subsidiary CSOT, and QD Vision have collaborated to develop a television that produces over 90% of the Rec. 2020 color gamut standard for UHD displays. This advancement is made possible by the unique design of QD Vision’s Color IQ quantum dot technology, the leading wide color gamut technology in the market today. The demonstration television will be on display in the TCL booth at IFA, Booth 102, 21 hall.

Rudolph Technologies to Highlight NSX 330 Series Macro Defect Inspection Tool at SEMICON Taiwan

Rudolph Technologies to Highlight NSX 330 Series Macro Defect Inspection Tool at SEMICON Taiwan

Rudolph Technologies, Inc. today announced the widespread adoption and success of its newest macro defect inspection tool, the NSX® 330 Series. The NSX 330 Series provides high-speed macro defect inspection and 2D and 3D metrology for advanced packaging applications, which are being developed to support the mobility and the growing Internet of Things (IoT) markets.

More Accurate Imaging Needed to Detect and Diagnose Dementia

More Accurate Imaging Needed to Detect and Diagnose Dementia

MRI scans and other tools to detect and diagnose dementia are helpful but not definitive – according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

STEMMER IMAGING’s CVB Polimago Tool Enables Rapid and Robust Pattern Recognition

STEMMER IMAGING’s CVB Polimago Tool Enables Rapid and Robust Pattern Recognition

STEMMER IMAGING is extending its machine vision software library Common Vision Blox (CVB) with the new CVB Polimago tool, which enables robust recognition rates at high speed.

EyeVision Helps Count and Sort Colored Chocolate Drops

EyeVision Helps Count and Sort Colored Chocolate Drops

You know Smarties? Do you prefer the blue, green or red chocolate drops? Or do you prefer the violet, yellow or pink ones? Several clever minds have tried to invent sorting machines for colored chocolate or fruit drops.

High-Speed FRAP Imaging for Fast In-Vivo Processes

High-Speed FRAP Imaging for Fast In-Vivo Processes

Olympus introduces a flexible and accurate cellFRAP imaging platform specifically for the acquisition, monitoring and analysis of dynamic in-vivo processes by photomanipulation techniques.

Larson Electronics Unveils NEW High Intensity 50W LED Light

Larson Electronics Unveils NEW High Intensity 50W LED Light

Larson Electronics has added a high intensity, ultra-compact LED spot light to their line of products that offers a 3,350 lumen output with low voltage and amp draw, a 50,000 hour service life and 12 to 32 volt compatibility.

Hubbell Lighting Launches New High Performance LED Area/Site Luminaire

Hubbell Lighting Launches New High Performance LED Area/Site Luminaire

Hubbell Lighting, a world leader in lighting innovation, has launched a new high performance LED area/site luminaire that is beautifully styled and exceedingly efficient—Spaulding Lighting’s Arceos ARA3.

OSA's Newest Journal, Optica Commemorates One-Year Anniversary

OSA's Newest Journal, Optica Commemorates One-Year Anniversary

Optica, The Optical Society’s newest journal, dedicated to rapidly disseminating the highest impact peer-reviewed research across the entire spectrum of optics and photonics, has celebrated its one-year anniversary.

European Hyperspectral Imaging Technologies Market Forecast to Grow at 11.4% CAGR During 2014-2019

European Hyperspectral Imaging Technologies Market Forecast to Grow at 11.4% CAGR During 2014-2019

The European hyperspectral imaging technologies market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 11.4% from 2014 to 2019. Although the mature markets (such as Germany and the U.K.) hold larger shares in the hyperspectral imaging technologies market, Italy is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR of 12.7% during the given forecast period.

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